What has COVID Done to Business Valuations, Deals, and Deal Structures? My insights are in this article.
Valuations & Deals in a COVID World
There Can Always be Another Question – Just Stop It!
Is Growth by Acquisition for You?
Growth by Acquisitin Isn’t for Everybody
Banker Survey – June 2020; Banking in the COVID World
Martinka Consulting Banker Survey June 2020
The Magic Question – What Does the Owner Do?
The Magic Question
Non-Financial Questions Are the Most Important Questions
Non Financial Factors are the most important
Navigating the Current Financing Maze
Buy Sell Financing Maze
From the Marquette University Business School Alumni Magazine
Five Secrets to Successfully Riding the Business Exit Wave
The Value of the Owner to the Business’s Value
The value of the owner to a business
AAA – Not to the Rescue; Assumptions, Adjustments & Add-backs
AAA not to the rescue
Puget Sound Business Journal – June 28, 2013, “To make a company valuable, you need to help it grow”
PSBJ growth article June 2013
Agency Sales magazine, published by the Manufacturers’ Agents National Association, published my article on the importance of exiting and success planning.
Next Exit Years Ahead from MANA’s Agency Sales
Rube Goldberg “built” very complicated devices for simple tasks. This article discusses business buyers, sellers and owners (trying to grow) need to keep it simple.
Rube Goldberg and business
The Seven Deadly Sins of Business Buying has fun with Dante’s Seven Deadly Sins and how business buyers fall in the trap of these sins when searching for, analyzing and trying to get a deal done.
The Seven Deadly Sins of Business Buying
Know the basics that help you exit on the terms you want (when others can’t)
John’s 20 Rules of Exiting and Selling
What is a Business Buyer Advocate? This article, drawn from a talk on Getting the Deal Done explains the value provided.
Business Buyer Advocate – What is it?
The are some actions you can take now that will increase the value of your firm and attract more and better buyers to it. This article, published in The Crucible by NFFS covers some of these actions.
For Sale – The Next Step
A smart buyer is also credible and a safe buyer. A well prepared buyer is an advantage to a seller too.
20 rules of business buying